Colibri Summary
Martín Espada

Everything you need to understand or teach Colibri by Martín Espada.

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Colibri Summary

"Colibrí" first appeared in the Americas Review and is included in Martín Espada's bilingual second collection Rebellion Is the Circle of a Lover's Hands, published in 1990. Espada won the 1989 PEN/Revson Award and the Paterson Poetry Prize for the book. Like his other collections, Rebellion Is the Circle of a Lover's Hands gives voice to oppressed peoples, particularly Latinos, and demonstrates a historical awareness of the roots of oppression. Written...

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